Misleading video circulating online does not show ‘war’ amid Nigerian state election

Published on 25/09/2020 at 17:45

A video showing crowds running after a police truck and a convoy on patrol has been shared hundreds of times in social media posts purporting to show clashes during Nigeria’s recent election in Edo state. The claim is false: the footage actually shows two clips -- one filmed in Ivory Coast and another in Nigeria during a patrol ahead of the poll.